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FAITH IN FILM CONFERENCE
June 19 2017
EVENT PROGRAM AND SCHEDULE

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MORNING SCHEDULE Convene 8:30 AM

8:30 AM Coffee & Continental Breakfast Reception – Networking

9:00 AM Welcome & Invocation

Grammy Winner Derrick Lee presents
Gospel Choir/Gospel Singers Performance

9:30:00-10:30 AM Adaptations from Book to Screen

Panel Hosted by Cat Zappa Wettergren Harper Colllins

An overview of the process and business of
adapting Faith-based books to film & television.

10:30-10:40 AM Sound Works: The Sound of Hacksaw Ridge
10:40 – 11:00 AM Morning Coffee Break
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Sonic-Storytelling: Sound, Music and Filmmaking

Morning Keynote
Peter Kurland – 8 Oscar nominations…
Q & An Immediately Following

  • 12:00 PM -1:00 PM Lunch On Your Own Networking
    ~Luncheon in the Lipscomb Dining Room
    Event Lunch buffet with drink (app $8.90) RESERVE LUNCH via Registration
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/faith-in-film-conference-film-com-tickets-35110375077
    Other on campus options Au Bon Pain, Starbucks; Off- campus options – Copper Kettle, Subway, The Well

AFTERNOON SCHEDULE Reconvene 1:00 p.m.

Skype from West Coast Dave DeBorde skypes in from Santa Monica Pier, Pacific Ocean
and/or the FIF Group from LA

  • 1:10 – 1:45 PM Screenplays Expressing Faith — The Good, The Bad and the Transcendent

Steve Taylor interviews Howie Klausner
Overview of well-known films with Faith-based themes, what made some work, and what could have made others better.

  • 1:45 – 2:00/2;10 PM Soliloquy, Monologue and the Orator in Film

Spoken Cinema video presentation by David Fischette
Q & A Immediately Following

  • 2:00/2;10 – 2:30 PM. Afternoon Coffee Break – Gallery Walk
    Special Gallery Show of Disney Director John Cherry’s Storyboards
    2:30 – 3:30 PM On Earnest: An Homage to John Cherry

Coke Sams, Ken Goddard and others honor John Cherry the creator and director of the Ernest P. Worrell $200 M Domestic Film Franchise (1987-1994)
and working with Disney – PLUS the latest reboot Son of Ernest

  • 3:30- 4:30 PM New Direction and Production: The State of the Art in the Industry

A Panel discussion with Kristina Sorenson, David Kiern, Ben Smallbone, Kyle Saylors
On filmmaking from Pre-Production to Post –New Filmmakers, and Filmmaking

4:30 PM Keynote Speaker – TO BE ANNOUNCED
5:00 PM Closing Remarks and Benediction
Mike Fernandez

  • 5:15. – 6:15 PM ~ Reception – (Location TBD)
    Heavy Hors d’oeuvres/refreshments

EVENING SCHEDULE Reconvene 6:15 PM

  • 6:30. – 9:30 PM An Evening at The Shack with Lani Netter, Producer

Lani Netter Presents
Followed by Film Screening The Shack
Q&A Immediately Following